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Sitting in fading daylight in the front yard of a small hotel in Africa's newest nation, Jimmy Makuach recounts a life torn apart by civil war.
A head cold may have affected his breathing a bit but it did not stop Tesfaye Sendeku from running away with Sunday's 27th edition of the Army Ten-Miler.
Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an anti-apartheid hero often described as South Africa's conscience, slammed the ANC-led government as "disgraceful" and said it is worse than the country's former oppressive white regime for not issuing a visa to the Dalai Lama.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is appealing for other donors to join Britain in a multi-million dollar campaign to wipe out guinea worm, a crippling and painful parasitic disease that now exists only in four African countries.
What's killing us? For decades, global health leaders have focused on diseases that can spread — AIDS, tuberculosis, new flu bugs. Now they are turning to a new set of culprits causing what United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls "a public health emergency in slow motion." This time, germs aren't the target: We are, along with our bad habits like smoking, overeating and too little exercise.
What's killing us? For decades, global health leaders have focused on diseases that can spread _ AIDS, tuberculosis, new flu bugs. They pushed for vaccines, better treatments and other ways to control germs that were only a plane ride away from seeding outbreaks anywhere in the world.
As tens of thousands of refugees flee Somalia's famine for Kenya's arid east, residents say they are torn between welcoming their fellow ethnic Somalis - and feeling threatened as the new arrivals squeeze the area's limited resources and compete for jobs.
In one whirlwind week, Usain Bolt turned the biggest disappointment of his career into another golden show capped with a world record even he didn't think was within him.
Ancient humans fashioned hand axes, cleavers and picks much earlier than believed, but didn't take the stone tools along when they left Africa, new research suggests.